Anisong Calls 101

Calls 101: If you’ve ever attended a Japanese concert (also known as a “live), you may have seen some people shouting unique phrases and waving lightsticks. These actions derive from the combination of chanting and dancing known as “wotagei”, and has made its way to anisong lives in the form of “calls”. With calls, the fans act as one to give it their all to support their favorite performers that are on stage. HOW In some shape or form you may have already performed calls. If you’ve ever been to a normal concert, you may have seen the performer(s) hype up the crowd by having shout along with them, yelling “Oi! Oi! Oi!” or “Hey! Hey! Hey” Calls are more or less an advanced version of this, while also including arm movements and lightsticks. Your standard list of calls would consist of "Hai!" Repeated in a chant or in combo (e.g "Hai! Hai! HaiHaiHaiHai!" “Fu!”/”FuFu! “Fuwa” combo “Se-no!” Signal PPPH combo (“Oooooo HAI!”) Along with calls, lightsticks are an essential tool to fully enjoy the concert experience. These come in…

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Aqours 2nd Live Callbook – Nagoya/Kobe Version

Hello everyone, we are proud to unveil our 2nd Live Callbook! This preliminary version is intended to be a digital reference for anyone attending the upcoming Nagoya and Kobe parts of the tour. It includes every single new song since the last callbook. Note that many of the calls are tentative as these songs have never been performed live before. This book will be updated continuously as we hear back from different sources after the lives. A more polished print-formatted callbook will be designed for the final Saitama tour. Stay tuned. Download (PDF) Aqours 2nd Live Callbook

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Aqours First Live Call Guide

This call book features the following:

  • Learn the Call & Responses for each seiyuu!
  • Learn the calls and chants to the Aqours songs!
  • Complete with full Romaji lyrics so you can follow along!
  • Learn the proper way to use your lightstick at a concert!

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